Georgia Charter Schools Association

CharterTeacher Georgia Teacher Academy for Preparation and Pedagogy (GaTAPP)

Offered by the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA)

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Prepare, Perform, Progress…Training for employed charter school teachers to provide a non-traditional teacher preparation and certification pathway.

The goal of GCSA GaTAPP is to assist schools and teachers with compliance for highly qualified status and teacher certification via a non-traditional route to teacher preparation and certification geared specifically to teachers employed in the charter school sector, including independent and system charter teachers. The GaTAPP is a performance-based, job-embedded teacher preparation program for teacher candidates to earn an induction certificate for new teachers via a blended-model training that includes demonstration of proficient classroom performance, external field experiences, and support from an assigned Candidate Support Team.

For further information contact: 

Juli Sergi, Director, Teacher Quality and Development at:

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